Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19890331
The National Book Award-winning author reads from PACO'S STORY, a novel that deals with post-Vietnam stress syndrome. Heinemann also discusses the backlash that arose from black writers when he won the National Book Award over Toni Morrison.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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